Technician - Chemical Process
Harvey, IL 
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Atkore is forging a future where all Atkore brands, suppliers, employees, customers, partners and communities are building better together - a future focused on serving the customer and powering and protecting the world.

Atkore is a leading manufacturer and distributor of electrical, mechanical, and safety infrastructure solutions to power and protect the world. With approximately 3,900 employees and 65 manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore manufactures electrical conduit, cable management systems, armored cable, metal framing, and security products and solutions is a recent recipient of a Great Place to Work certification. Atkore's commitment to quality, delivery and value helps customers realize their vision. Atkore forges relationships and shapes the future with breakthrough results, enhanced technology, and innovative product offerings.

We are currently searching for a Chemical Process Technician to be based out of Harvey, IL. Reporting to the Manufacturing Supervisor in the Paint Department, this person will be responsible for the control, operation and monitoring of chemical processes in the tube manufacturing operation.

  • Monitor and control chemical baths, reaction cells, and pumping systems.
  • Monitor and audit tube manufacturing process.
  • Transports and maintains inventories of hazardous chemicals
  • Initiates and/or performs equipment repair, preventive maintenance, or modifications
  • Interacts with paint and mill manufacturing groups
  • Drives continuous improvement teams, TPM and IPM activities
  • Ensure that the team honors our Atkore core values of Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect, and Excellence in all aspects of their daily work.

Qualifications include:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline preferred.
  • Minimum of two years of related job experience or equivalent education and field experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of tools and mechanical systems.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to operate a forklift.
  • Knowledge of basic chemistry and/or chemical handling preferred.
  • Supervisory and leadership experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Lean manufacturing experience a plus.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer literate in spreadsheets and Microsoft applications.
  • Ability to work independently and/or with little supervision in a team environment.

Our Culture Drives Value

Atkore's culture is created from the disciplined use of the Atkore Business System (ABS), which is a critical part of our mission and a foundational system based on excellence in People, Strategy, and Processes, tied together with Lean Daily Management (LDM) to manage and sustain the business we have today, and Strategy Deployment Process (SDP) to create the business we aspire to become.

Having the right talent in the right roles enables successful ABS execution, improves our customer's experience, and delivers breakthrough results. Said another way, that's how we win!

Great Leaders Drive Value

Atkore is committed to creating an engaged and aligned workplace that helps drive an accountable and performance-based culture. Our team possesses a willingness to strive for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company after robust debate. We consistently live the Atkore mission, learn our strategic priorities and link behaviors to those priorities, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build stronger leaders and improve customer satisfaction which positively increases the overall value of the enterprise.

Atkore Delivers Value to You

By joining Atkore, you can expect to receive a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, as well as life, accident and disability insurance. In addition, Atkore offers wellness programs and employee assistance resources to help employees achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Our dedicated employees are recognized for their commitment to our customers and making our company better than it was the day before.

Atkore International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Atkore International is a diverse company that believes its employees are the foundation for investing in its future, through the understanding that awareness and acceptance of our individual difference enhance inclusion and promote engagement and alignment. Diversity and inclusion are keys to growing our business and providing a work environment that fosters contributions by all employees.

Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!



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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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